Annette Mayer is a Senior Associate Tutor in History at OUDCE. She teaches modern British History and is the author of two books, The Growth of Democracy in Britain, and Women in Britain 1900 – 2000 published by Hodder & Stoughton
Five British monarchs - Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI and Elizabeth II - have been entrusted with the crown since 1901. This course examines their lives and impact on Britain during the 20th and 21st centuries.
From 1939-1945 the people of Britain faced unprecedented domestic challenges as the country fought a world war. This course will examine life on the home front and ask how did the British 'keep the home-fires burning'?
Since the early 18th century a number of eminent Prime Ministers have governed Britain in both times of war and peace. This course examines the public lives of well-known leaders in order to appreciate their contribution to Britain's past.